Retirement tests if Beckham built lasting brand
PARIS (AP) — David Beckham's pecs are at least as much a part of his brand as his kick; his brand of shoes ultimately more lucrative than the game he's giving up. Listed as the world's highest-earning athlete for 2013, Beckham's retirement from...
Are there really reasons to assure ourselves that it's early and the Angels can still turn it around?
Not really. Not enough to go on the roll it will take to win the American League West. It says something that, even when ace Jared Weaver comes...
Boston Marathon invites stopped runners back
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.
One month and one day after the April 15...
Still coming up short
After his first tour of duty with the Lakers, Phil Jackson wrote a book and in it said that Kobe Bryant was "uncoachable." Then he came back as coach to win two more titles. Said all the right things about Kobe.
But now he's gone and written...
Beckham to retire from soccer at end of season
LONDON (AP) — David Beckham is retiring from soccer after the season, ending a career in which he become a global superstar since starting his career at Manchester United.
The 38-year-old Englishman recently won a league title in a fourth...
Seattle man posted video before dying on highway
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A final video of Richard Swanson shows him smiling and happy to be at the ocean as he prepared to dribble a soccer ball along Oregon's coastal road on a planned 10,000-mile walk to Brazil. It was the same coastal road where...
The future for the purple and gold
Lakers fans still clinging to the slim hope that Phil Jackson will come back in some capacity... had better hope the Kings actually stay in Sacramento. Word is if they move to Seattle one of the first orders of business will be to hire the Zen...
America's Cup officials say race will continue
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The America's Cup will go on as planned after the death of a sailor during a training run last week on San Francisco Bay, officials said on Tuesday.
America's Cup officials made the announcement at a news conference in...
Crunching the numbers
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James, Heat beat Bulls 88-65 for 3-1 series lead
CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James and the Miami Heat didn't even give the Chicago Bulls room to breathe, practically squeezing the playoff life out of them to take a commanding lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal.
Another effort like this will...